Ki-Sook Yoo's Korean BBQ Short Ribs (Galbi)
Recipe courtesy of Ki-Sook Yoo
Show: My Grandmother's Ravioli Episode: Mung-Ry for Korean Food
- 1 cup soy sauce
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted
- 1/4 cup minced garlic
- 1/4 cup rice vinegar
- 2 tablespoons sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons ground black pepper
- 4 scallions, chopped, plus more for garnish
- 1 medium onion, sliced
- One 12-ounce can lemon-lime soda, such as 7UP
- 2 kiwis, peeled
- 5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs
- Cooked rice, for serving
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 270mins
Adapted from cookingchanneltv.com
In a large bowl, combine the soy sauce, sugar, sesame seeds, garlic, vinegar, oil, black pepper, scallions, onions and soda, and stir to combine. In a small bowl, use a fork and mash the kiwis until they become a paste. Add the kiwis to the marinade and stir to combine. Pour the marinade over the short ribs. Cover and marinate for 4 hours.
Preheat a charcoal grill or grill pan over high heat.
Remove the ribs from the marinade and drain off any excess. Grill the ribs until slightly charred on each side, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Serve on a platter garnished with chopped scallions. Serve with cooked rice.
The kiwis in the marinade help to break down the short ribs, tenderizing them in less time than without using them.
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